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Patty White launched Perfume Posse in 2005, and we've been yapping on and on about perfume endlessly since.

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Just Peachy!

Just Peachy!

Here in the Heartland, it’s time to harvest white peaches.  Unlike the yellows, which are pretty cooperative, white peaches can be divas.  My next door neighbor’s tree has, for the past 4 years, borne gorgeous bunches of fruit that has refused to ripen.  This year the tree just said ‘feck The rest, please…

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie

There’s something (still)  wrong with my computer – I can’t download photos so you get no gorgeous  vizs of burgers, ribs, potato salad, cole slaw…oh, yes…it’s that Most Wonderful Time of the Year:  Fourth of Ju-ly!  I love this holiday  – it’s all about the food and the fireworks.  Gotta The rest, please…

7 Billion Reasons to Love CBIHatePerfume

7 Billion Reasons to Love CBIHatePerfume

A Short Tale of Brooklyn and CBIHatePerfume..and 7 Billion Hearts, one of the Best Vanilla Perfumes on the planet.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Anybody who’s ever spent time in New York knows it has one of the best subway systems in the world.  Yes, it’s one of the oldest – and hoofing The rest, please…

Vegetation Nation

Vegetation Nation

I know it’s boring but I’ve gotta say it again: I’m in Menopause and BLUE Moon Comin’ UP! That means my normally sunny-funny self has given way to but don’t worry, it’s just for a couple of days.  Then I’m back to my Old Sweet Self.  Which, come to think of The rest, please…

Where did the term Skank come from in Perfume?  Perfume History Lessons

Where did the term Skank come from in Perfume? Perfume History Lessons

If you’ve been around perfume and perfume blogs for any length of time, you’ve heard the term “skank” when referring to some of the  dirtier perfumes, ones that are a lot more animalic, usually hopped up on civet, musk, maybe some indolic florals or all of the above.  Did you The rest, please…

Stages of a Perfume Blogger (A Cautionary Tale)

Stages of a Perfume Blogger (A Cautionary Tale)

  First quickly – Vero Profumo’s new Mito, coming in September.  Green, floral, Sous le Vent turns hippie, completely with flowers in hair, weird – you’ll love it!! Notes citrus, magnoli, jasmine, galbanum, hyacinth, cypress and moss. Rehashing last week’s “Who gets to Write About Perfume” isn’t where I’m heading, The rest, please…